Posted by: APO | 5 March 2013

Africa Wide Consultation on the Post-2015 Development Agenda


Africa Wide Consultation on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Third and Final High Level Consultation Set to Shape a Collective Vision for Africa’s post-2015 Development Agenda

TUNIS, Tunisia, March 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Ministers, parliamentarians, policy-makers, members of the Secretary-General’s High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Agenda, as well as representatives from civil society, youth organizations and the private sector, will attend the third and final regional consultation to define Africa’s position on post-2015 development priorities, on March 11-12, 2013 in Hammamet, Tunisia. The first sub-regional consultative meeting on the Post-2015 development agenda was held in Mombasa, Kenya (October 1-2, 2012) and the second in Dakar, Senegal (December 10 -11, 2012).

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The meeting is hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org), with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Africa Union Commission (AUC) and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) as co-organizers.

Consultations will include panel discussions and several breakout sessions on key development issues such as inclusive and sustainable growth, human development, education and technological innovation.

An African position on the Post 2015 development agenda will be endorsed by African Ministers and ratified by Heads of State at the African Union Summit in May 2013.

Members of the media are invited to attend and cover the event.

Please confirm your attendance to Olivia Nadine Ndong Obiang O.NDONG-OBIANG@AFDB.ORG

What: Africa Wide Consultation on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

When: March 11-12, 2013 – 8:30a.m -6:00 p.m.

Where: The Russelior Hotel, Hammamet, Tunisia

Distributed by the African Press Organization on behalf of the African Development Bank.

Please visit: http://www.worldwewant2015.org

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Post2015Africa

Twitter handle: @WorldWeWant2015

For media information, please contact:

AFDB: NEJMUDIN KEDIR BILAL, N.BILAL@AFDB.ORG

UNDP: Lydie Nzengou Lydie.nzengou@undp.org +221.733.21503

AUC: Tankou Azza Esther YambouE@africa-union.org

ECA: Yinka Adeyemi yadeyemi@uneca.org

SOURCE

African Development Bank (AfDB)


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